Monthly Archives: June 2020

Some Kind Of Smelling Salts: “Little Blue Number”

Some Kind Of Smelling Salts features songs from my personal playlist of musical stimulants and audio caffeine delivery systems; a distinct selection of creations and performances that I find to be deliciously intoxicating, undeniably invigorating and unapologetically addictive. Listening not … Continue reading

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Finding Covers – “Bootlegger’s Blues”

The Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (Second Edition, 1989, edited by Donald Clarke) defines a tribute album as an album “of various artists paying tribute to another artist.” Given my fondness for a good cover, you’d think I would have … Continue reading

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“…beaten up, his guitar smashed…”

  “I want to tell you all about the way they treated me.” From: “If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day” by Robert Johnson   I’ve written about Robert Johnson before. I’ve written about the Mississippi Blues musician’s first recording … Continue reading

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“Waltz: My Home” – The Transcription

Since one of my guitar-playing followers asked, I decided it was time to transcribe my arrangement of the fiddle tune “Waltz: My Home” that I posted about last month. Here it is!   To see more Guitar TAB transcriptions, click … Continue reading

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